Commercial Property

The status of the Isle of Man as a leading international offshore financial centre has resulted in a substantial number of businesses establishing in and relocating to the Isle of Man. This, in turn, has led to substantial growth in the commercial property sector. Cains’ commercial property team have played a full part in this expansion.

Our expertise in commercial property matters is wide, and covers the disposal, acquisition, development, financing and letting of properties, most commonly in the office, industrial, retail and leisure sectors. We also act on significant residential development projects.

As well as mainstream real estate work, we advise, together with our corporate department, on opportunities for fiscal efficiency and innovative financing methods, the impact of environmental law, construction law, and corporate structures. Additionally, we offer advice to clients on planning and public law issues. We also work in conjunction with our litigation department to enforce securities principally in cases involving business organisations.

We are sensitive to the commercial aims and pressures of clients wishing to secure a transaction or maximise a property opportunity and we seek to use our broad experience to contribute to the success of any project. Cains’ property team prides itself in adopting a commercial and proactive approach to negotiations to ensure that clients are able to conclude their deals quickly, whilst being sensibly protected by the appropriate legal documentation.

Our versatility, and awareness of current trends in the commercial property market, ensures that our client base continues to grow steadily. Clients include a number of large UK and offshore financial institutions, local investors, developers and retailers, manufacturers and utility companies. We also regularly receive instructions from City law firms to act on behalf of their clients with interests in commercial property in the Isle of Man.

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For more details please contact: or Alex Poole-Wilson .

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